On this day in 1954, U Nu, the first prime minister of independent Myanmar, was in the midst of his first official visit to China, helping to ease tensions between Mao Ze
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Suicide bombers struck the main U.S. military base in Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing two people and injuring scores in a major attack that could scupper plans to reviv
The Indian Army for the first time earlier this week fired Excalibur projectiles from M777 ultra light howitzers.
This years Indo-Russian bilateral military exercise, dubbed Indra-2019, will be held in three Indian states and include air, ground, and naval forces of both countries.
Calling the Rohingya crisis an internal conflict, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi tells the ICJ the militarys actions in Rakhine do not meet the legal definition of genocide.
Parsing the particular brand of nationalism on display in the BJP's platform.
Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army leader Ataullah has thanked The Gambia for bringing genocide charges against the Myanmar military to the International Court of Justice.
An artillery shell hit a ferry on the Kaladan River in Chin State Tuesday, killing two civilians and injuring seven.
A humanitarian and development agency led by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi known as UEHRD has denied The Gambias accusations that it confiscated land following alleged genocide.
Lawyers for a Rakhine politician and author will appeal their convictions on charges of high treason to Myanmars Supreme Court, suggesting the charges are inappropriate.
The tools and programs created by outside experts to support Myanmars democratic transition are crippling the countrys politics, leaving key questions unaddressed.
The Citizenship Amendment Bill offers amnesty to non-Muslim illegal immigrants from three countries.
With an eye on giving its tourists a good look at the Himalayas, Sheikh Hasina government is looking toget India to agree to two new bus routes. One bus route will link D
Thai tech firm to reimburse at least 10,000 workers about $10 million in a rare move that has drawn attention to plight of migrant laborers forced to pay recruitment fees
A day after the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) passed in the Lok Sabha, editors in Bangladesh have said that Minorities are safer in Bangladesh. Two edito
Washington imposes sanctions against Myanmar military chief Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing, Vice Sen-Gen Soe Win and two other generals for treatment of Rohingya Muslims.
Missing work and classes, Myanmar people have traveled from as far away as Australia to support Daw Aung San Suu Kyi as she defends the country in the ICJ genocide case.
The Irrawaddy speaks with Dr. Manam Tu Ja of the Kachin State Peoples Party about the 2020 election, Myanmars political history and advancing the peace process.
On this day in 1961, Myanmar opened the second Southeast Asian Peninsular Games. It dominated the medals table, in contrast to the current performances in the Philippines
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At a rally in Yangon, leaders of Myanmars religious groups express support for Daw Aung San Suu Kyis efforts to contest a genocide case against the country at the ICJ.
A total of 27 Kayah farmers are being sued by the military for cultivating unused land seized from them decades ago. Activists are demanding the cases be dismissed.
Shan and Karen activists say for decades they suffered similar abuse to that endured by the Rohingya in 2017 and that the generals should face justice.
The case against Myanmar at the International Court of Justice alleging genocide against the Rohingya is underway in The Hague. The hearings will continue through Thursda
Myanmars deputy commander-in-chief told a Bangladeshi general on a visit to Myanmar that the country is ready for the repatriation of Rohingya refugees.
Zau Bauk is a carpenter in Kutkai, Shan State. In late August, as the military fought with ethnic armed groups, a shell hit his home, killing his wife, son and daughter.
AA leader warns India-backed Kaladan project and others it will start collecting taxes in parts of Rakhine, Chin states; those who fail to pay will be destroyed.
India authorities hope drivers will mistake them for policemen and think twice about breaking rules.
Canada and the Netherlands issue statement urging all signatories to UN Genocide Convention to support The Gambias case against Myanmar at the World Court.
Beijing wants Hong Kong cabinet reshuffle by year-end, paper reports, but leader Carrie Lam says she is focused on restoring order; more protests planned for Tuesday.
New Zealand prime minister says no sign of life on White Island, where eight people are still missing after a volcanic eruption; scientists say another eruption is possib
Rights groups supporting Rohingyas call for global boycott of Myanmar as Netherlands, Canada back The Gambias genocide case a day before hearings begin at ICJ.
Defending Myanmar against genocide charges in The Hague, the State Counselor finds herself in a position she could not have imagined just a few years ago.
Istanbul:Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday boycotted the speech by Indian Minister V.K Singh over Kashmir at the Heart of Asia Conference here. As
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At least 43 people were killed in the fire, drawing attention to unsafe conditions in the illegal workshops.
The Union Parliament has seen heated exchanges about charter amendments between National League for Democracy and military-appointed members.
As she leads Myanmars legal team to the ICJ, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi returns to the international spotlight, playing a new role: defender of the national interest.
India's Northeast brings Japan's Free and Open Indo-Pacific strategy and India's Act East strategies together.
Betrayal, chaos, and intrigue colored Maharashtra's latest bout of state political drama.
Civil society groups say Myanmars human rights commissioners must be replaced as they have failed to address rights abuses, especially those committed by the military.
Chinas State Councilor Wang Yi says infrastructure connectivity is the backbone of the giant Chinese initiative and the two sides should cooperate on the ground.
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing discussed strategic partnerships and projects with Chinese State Councilor Wang Yi, pledging the Myanmar militarys full support.
Factbox on the test series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, which begins in Rawalpindi on Wednesday (times GMT):
Supporters of State Counselor hold rallies in cities, towns across Myanmar to show solidarity as she leads the countrys defense against genocide charges at the ICJ.